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From Prison to the Kitchen; Hip Hop Ice Cream Truck

ROXBURY - The Herald goes behind the scenes at the Haley House Bakery and Cafe in Dudley Square, which "largely employs ex-cons trying to get back on their feet." Many participants survive homelessness, drug addiction and prison before becoming professional chefs. [BH]

ACADEMIA - Students at Boston area colleges and universities are concocting new food companies like Scoop, There It Is! That Northeastern-born project is "a hip-hop ice cream truck, serving up homemade flavors like Milli Vanilla, Sir Twix-a-lot and PB & Jay-Z" hoping to debut in the near future. [BostInno]

CAMBRIDGE - Sure your favorite brewery is local, but what about the yeast? Here's a short listicle of some beers made with wild, native microorganisms like the Brett Grisette at Cambridge Brewing Co., with notes of "pineapple and guava." [DB]

[Photo: Official Site]

Cambridge Brewing Company

1 Kendall Square, , MA 02139 (617) 494-1994 Visit Website

Haley House Bakery Cafe

12 Dade Street, Roxbury, MA